This is the site and occasional blog of cartoonist, illustrator, writer, and teacher Summer Pierre.

Summer Pierre is a cartoonist living in the Hudson Valley of New York. She is the author of the Eisner nominated memoir, All the Sad Songs, and the highly acclaimed autobiographical comics series Paper Pencil Life.  Her comic on the letters of Sylvia Plath, for Newyorker.com, “Sylvia Plath’s Last Plan”, was a finalist for the Slate Studio Prize. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, NewYorker.com, PEN American, The Comics Journal, among other places.  She is currently at work on a new memoir for Fantagraphics.

Summer can be reached at summer (at) summerpierre (dot) com

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Summer Pierre, P.O. Box 68, Highland Falls, NY 10928 USA

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